Listen to Ekkstacy’s exclusive playlist to accompany The Cover

With tracks from Bring Me The Horizon, Sworn In, Dystopia and more

Ekkstacy survived dark times to become an indie star

The Canadian songwriter’s turbulent teenage years led him to finding solace in lo-fi music – and on his new self-titled LP, he sounds freer than ever

Black Country, New Road lead new additions to Pitchfork Music Festival London 2022

The multi-venue event will take place in November

The story of The Great Escape festival 2022 – in glorious photos

All of the action from The Great Escape's first in-person event in three years

The Great Escape: 20 unmissable emerging acts to catch at this year’s festival

The UK's biggest and best new music festival is upon us! Here are some essential rising acts to add to your itinerary

The NME 100: essential emerging artists for 2022

Meet the NME 100, the essential new artists set to take over 2022. Your new favourite artist is waiting...